Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 299 400 424
Rank change year-on-year +101 +24 -18
Permanent jobs citing GIS 23 119 128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.83% 1.75% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 107 91
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £58,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.60% +3.33% +12.53%

GIS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,770 6,804 8,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.83% 26.07% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,281 5,759 7,158
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GIS in the South East.

Salary trend for GIS in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing GIS in the South East over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for GIS in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +81 11 £43,250 +4.22% 1
Thames Valley +131 10 £62,500 +66.67% 6
Berkshire +109 7 £62,500 +108.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +70 2 £73,750 +96.67% 2
Kent +56 1 - -
Oxfordshire +45 1 £39,500 -52.12% 1
West Sussex +3 1 £27,500 -50.00%
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England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for GIS.

1 7 (30.43%) C#
1 7 (30.43%) Python
1 7 (30.43%) Google
1 7 (30.43%) Azure
1 7 (30.43%) Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) AWS
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (17.39%) Data Science
4 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) VoIP
4 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) CCTV
5 3 (13.04%) Statistics
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Life Science
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.04%) Fiddler
5 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
5 3 (13.04%) SaaS
5 3 (13.04%) Power BI
5 3 (13.04%) TensorFlow
5 3 (13.04%) Pandas
5 3 (13.04%) GCP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
1 1 (4.35%) GeoServer
1 1 (4.35%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Azure
2 6 (26.09%) AWS
3 3 (13.04%) GCP
3 3 (13.04%) Power Platform
3 3 (13.04%) SaaS
4 2 (8.70%) PaaS
5 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) VoIP
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) CTI
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) Power BI
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) QGIS
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Fiddler
1 3 (13.04%) LINQPad
1 3 (13.04%) Postman
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Applications Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Data Scientist
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Product Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Data Scientist
2 3 (13.04%) Software Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (8.70%) GIS Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Product Application Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Python Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Software Applications Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (13.04%) Pandas
1 3 (13.04%) TensorFlow
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) Django
2 2 (8.70%) Flask
2 2 (8.70%) Google Maps API
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) CGI
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) WinForms
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) CCTV
3 3 (13.04%) Life Science
4 2 (8.70%) Fibre Optics
4 2 (8.70%) Replication
5 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Data Science
3 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning
4 3 (13.04%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) Statistics
4 3 (13.04%) Thought Leadership
4 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.70%) CAD
5 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.70%) Data Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) ESRI
2 3 (13.04%) Tableau
3 1 (4.35%) BT
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Openreach
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Xero